Search on this Valentines for ‘charming’ Rose escorts from the North West

This Valentines Day, the search is on for lads from Sligo, Donegal and Leitrim to put themselves forward as escorts in this summer’s Rose of Tralee festival.

ROSE of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney, has challenged young men nationwide to see if they have what it takes to be a Rose Escort at the festival in August.

March 16th is the entry deadline, so there is still one month to apply at

To qualify you must be male, between the age of 21 and 30 years of age and you must have Irish heritage.

The reigning Rose Escort of Year, John Slowey, from Enniskillen in county Fermanagh says the North West charm gives lads in this part of the country a good chance: